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Rumi's Grill & Cafe - CLOSED

2735 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-4115
+1 585-242-7864
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24 Jan 2014
11 Jan 2014
“Good Turkish Flavor”
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Greek
2735 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-4115
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

It was a Friday night, January 24, 2014, and they were dark, closed, and deserted, so we went elsewhere

1  Thank Ben C
Reviewed 11 January 2014

We tried Rumi's last Summer just after they opened and the experience was a bit uneven. We went back last night for another try and had a delightful experience. The decor is decidedly post-Pizza Hut, but there are some nice posters hanging and Turkish music...More

Thank ROCtraveler30
Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

I love turkish cuisine and I wanted to love Rumi's but I did not enjoy my vegetarían dolma platter, the stuffed grape leaves tasted like straight from a can, not fresh at all and the shepards salad not turkish either. They were out of many...More

Thank Elvit
Reviewed 3 January 2014

A nondescript looking repurposed Pizza Hut along the commercial Monroe Avenue corridor in Brighton just off of the I 590 intersection, Rumi offers excellent cuisine, generous portions, and a great value. We thoroughly enjoyed the taste and texture of baba ganoush, a savory and piping...More

Thank BZT
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We had dinner on new year's eve here. We made reservations thinking every restaurant in town would be packed. Surprise we were the only patrons for awhile until another family showed up. The food was very good. We ordered the Mediterranean Platter for our appetizer....More

Thank jawlmt
Reviewed 23 September 2013

When I see Turks in this Turkish restaurant, I know it must be good. The service was friendly and helpful with explanations given for any questions we had. The salad was crisp and the dressing tasty. My lamb/beef sandwich was perfectly spiced and the roll...More

1  Thank MarshaToronto
Reviewed 8 August 2013

The food was just ok...not what I was expecting, would have loved to see a true ethnic restaurant...not something trying to be all things

Thank sandybRochester_Ny
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Chicken kabob was flavorful but on a bed of cous cous which was just plain , side salad was ok.. My spouse had the Rumi Alexander - was OK, the gyro was substituted with chicken (They were out of gyro on fri night .... ,...More

Thank Shortbread007
Reviewed 3 June 2013

I've dined at Rumi's now 4 times. Each time, the incredible food speaks for itself. Service was attentive and owners are hard at work with their staff. Freebies are common so as to try new items and I truly believe this is a great addition...More

1  Thank DrMarkers
Reviewed 2 June 2013

I love Rumi's! Thank you so much for setting up in Rochester! The staff is incredible. Cant think of a better addition to the city. Will always eat her when in town! FANTASTIC

2  Thank Scott5820
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2735 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-4115
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-242-7864